Here are the main stories of the evening.
Met Éireann warns of hot spells as temperatures could reach 30C
Met Éireann has issued a high temperature warning for the whole country as temperatures are set to hit 30C next week.
Tributes paid when a farmer died after an accident in Galway
A man in his 60s died earlier this week after a fatal accident on a farm in Galway.
Teenager who stabbed fisherman found guilty of manslaughter
A young man who stabbed a fisherman who smashed the front window of his home and entered it in the early hours of the morning was acquitted of his murder but after a retrial in the Central Criminal Court by a unanimous jury verdict of manslaughter found guilty.
sourcedry used Covid-19 as an opportunity to get rid of the oldest worker who was considered “overpriced deadweight”.
A bronze foundry has used Covid-19 as an opportunity to fire its oldest and longest-serving employee and now has to pay her more than 25,000 euros in severance pay, the Workplace Relations Commission has found.
Man robbing Spar scratch cards with plastic gun caught demanding €5,000 in prize money
A Dublin man who robbed a winning ticket was caught by Gardaí after redeeming the ticket to collect his €5,000 prize three days later.
‘He tried so hard to swim to shore’ – Inquiry hears of medical student’s tragic death while swimming on Howth beach
A final year medical student drowned after getting caught in a strong current while swimming at a remote beach in Howth, Co Dublin last year, an inquest has found.
Man who buried stolen bulldozer under bales of silage fights off gardaí to return it to its owner
A businessman who buried a stolen 22-ton bulldozer under bales of silage on a remote farm in Co Mayo has objected to the Gardaí being returned to its rightful owner.
Adorable moment Cork dad lays on the floor to sing for a dog he ‘didn’t want’
Passengers on the plane had to make an emergency landing on the Shannon-Dublin bus due to a lack of hotel rooms
Passengers on a flight that made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport had to be ferried across the country to hotels “near Dublin” by bus because there were not enough rooms in the Shannon area.
“I was an idiot. I’m letting people down’: Al Porter breaks five-year silence to say he’s been ‘sober for a long time’ and wants to get people laughing again
Comedian Al Porter has broken his silence for the first time in five years, revealing how he would like to “make people laugh again” and revitalize his career.
Rishi Sunak wins first round of Tory leadership race as Jeremy Hunt and Nadhim Zahawi are eliminated
Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak received the most votes in the first round to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and prime minister.
Midwife whose dog was ‘eaten alive by maggots’ is spared jail time
A midwife was spared jail and given a chance to avoid an animal welfare conviction over the condition of her ailing dog, which was described as “eaten alive by maggots”.
Video: Mary Lou McDonald – 18 baby remains sent to Belgium and burned unbeknownst to parents
Dispute over sale price of property in estate of late golfer Christy O’Connor Jnr
A High Court judge has refused to grant summary judgment against the estate of late golf pro Christy O’Connor Jnr in a dispute over how much was made from a property sale to help pay off the estate’s debts.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-teen-who-stabbed-fisherman-found-guilty-of-manslaughter-man-who-used-plastic-gun-to-rob-scratch-cards-from-spar-caught-when-he-claimed-5000-prize-41837786.html Headlines tonight: Teen found guilty of manslaughter who stabbed fisherman; Man robbing Spar scratch cards with plastic gun caught demanding €5,000 in prize money